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Central Office. Transport House. The National Liberal Club, Millbank Tower. To the list of iconic headquarters of Britain’s political parties can be added a new address: The Annapurna Guest House, Lingwood, Norfolk.

Activist MAURICE STIERL reports on how he helped organise the recent rescue of a group of migrants at sea.

There is a radical – but feasible – way to avoid the disastrous Brexit heading our way, says JONATHAN CHAPLIN

Ex-UKIP aide GAWAIN TOWLER on the prospects for the new Brexit Party, set up with the blessing of his former boss, Nigel Farage

The reality of Britain’s position after it leaves the EU is becoming clearer

As things get glummer it’s hard to know whether to laugh or cry

It’s time to march in the final race, writes ANDREW ADONIS.

The Olympic year represented a high point for a self-confident and outward-looking United Kingdom, says Sophia Deboick.

Switzerland has found an innovative way to turn back the far-right tide, says PAUL KNOTT. The rest of Europe has much to learn from the Alpine state.

On the anniversary of his death CHARLIE CONNELLY takes a look at novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky in this week’s Great European Lives.

Across Europe, the fight against the extreme right is being lost, and it is the fault of mainstream conservatism, writes ZOE WILLIAMS.

In this week’s Brex Factor, STEVE ANGLESEY takes on the fact-less Tory MP Daniel Kawczynski and names his Brexiteers of the week.

The UK government is barrelling down the Brexit motorway while ignoring the no-deal shaped brick wall in front of it, writes MICHAEL WHITE.

If Jeremy Corbyn helps Theresa May to deliver Brexit, voters will never forgive him, writes MATT KELLY.

A Brexiteer MP has been criticised by historians for his “totally false” statements on Twitter about Europe and Britain after WWII.

Britain’s EU exit is likely to be one of the main reasons Nissan is reportedly withdrawing from plans to manufacture its X-Trail model in the UK, Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable has said.

Eighty-five years after it first broadcast in English, WILL SIMPSON tells the amazing story of one of the world’s most influential broadcasters.

Few British politicians played a bigger role in the recent history of the Balkans than Lord Ashdown. Following his death in December, his friend DENIS MacSHANE pays tribute

Twenty years since the shooting stopped in the Balkans, Denis MacShane asks if the region can yet move on from its bloody history

American reluctance to fulfil its previous international role is leaving the global stage open to dark forces, says PAUL KNOTT.

When Theresa May entered Downing Street, the country was still smouldering from the referendum. Rather than applying foam, she poured on petrol. LIZ GERARD reports on her disastrous conduct in office

How the killing of Tory MP Airey Neave still reverberates today, by his biographer, the veteran political reporter Paul Routledge.

BONNIE GREER on how British populism is fuelling Brexit in England.

MICHAEL WHITE on May’s mission impossible as Tory unit trumps all again.

Ireland has ruled out allowing a time limit on the Irish backstop or allowing the UK to unilaterally withdraw, calling it a threat to the island’s increasingly fragile Good Friday peace process.

IAN WALKER visits the remarkable Polish town which stands testament to both a failed ideology and proud people.

MICHAEL WHITE looks at how public contempt for politicians is increasingly mutual towards the public.

Grassroots anti-Brexit campaigners are increasing the pressure on politicians ahead of the meaningful vote. Here is a list of the events organised across the UK in the coming weeks.

As historical turning points go, the tragic events at a hunting lodge in the Austrian countryside 150 years ago this week are perhaps not as well known as others. Yet, as CHARLIE CONNELLY explains, the Mayerling Incident was to reverberate through the following century.

Readers will know ANDREW ADONIS is not one for giving Theresa May praise but on this occasion he has.

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Grassroots anti-Brexit campaigners are increasing the pressure on politicians ahead of the meaningful vote. Here is a list of the events organised across the UK in the coming weeks.

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